Payroll Officer

Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£19000 - £22000 per annum
16 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Sebastian Hannelly
Contract type
Part time

Leading retail business in the heart of Milton Keynes, looking for a new payroll officer to join their team. An internal promotion has created this opportunity for a payroll officer to join their growing team.

Client Details

One of the UKs most recognised retail brands based in the heart of Milton Keynes. Recent acquisitions and a large scale merger have increased demand on the payroll function, and this role will play a key part in managing this.


Payroll Officer Responsibilities:

  • Support the Payroll Manager in the full running of the Fortnightly and Monthly in-house payrolls
  • Reconciliation of payrolls and preparation of journals for posting.
  • Ensuring starters and leavers are processed in a timely manner
  • Dealing with payroll queries from employees and managers, via telephone and email
  • HMRC submissions & reporting Supporting Pensions administration & submissions
  • Manage pension contributions
  • Maintaining accurate employee and payroll records
  • Ensuring relevant payroll information is collated and authorised within tight deadlines
  • Assist with any other ad hoc payroll administration duties, when required


Payroll Officer Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of high-volume transnational payroll experience essential
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritise your own workload with good time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of working with computerised payroll systems is essential
  • Ability to adapt to change Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, excellent telephone manner Good customer service skills
  • Confidence with manual calculations
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of current Payroll legislation
  • Confidence with statutory calculations including SSP and SMP Strong
  • Excel essential; V-Lookups, Pivot Tables etc
  • Personable and approachable nature
  • A can do attitude and pro-active approach to work and problem solving,

Job Offer

Exciting opportunity for a payroll officer to join one of the top employers in the Milton Keynes market!

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